Walter Scott, Jr. and his late wife, Suzanne, were among the foundational philanthropists supporting development of the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Today, some of Summit Bechtel Reserve’s most significant venues honor the Scott name.
Walter, a Distinguished Eagle Scout, has had an illustrious career spanning numerous industries. He joined Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc. early in his career, ultimately becoming chairman, president, and CEO of the company, one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. During his 19 years as head of the company, it grew and diversified into energy and telecommunications. He was later named chairman emeritus of Kiewit and chairman of Level 3, the company formed from Kiewit’s telecommunications business. Walter is a director of Berkshire Hathaway, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, and Valmont Industries.